The production of honey in Yemen has been a tradition since the 10th century and is an important way of life, especially in remote communities. For the occasion of World Bee Day on 20th May, 2020, ACTED returned to interview beekeepers supported in 2019 through OFDA funding and observe the impact of the past intervention.
The war in Yemen continues to rage into its sixth year with no clear end in sight. Communities have had to adjust to the uncertainty of finding work, food and security for their families. With little prospect for improvement in the situation, a growing portion of the population is falling further into food insecurity as public resources dry up and jobs become increasingly scarce.
At a time when the whole world is experiencing an unprecedented upheaval with day to day life brought to a screeching halt, how can we prepare the aftermath of the crisis? How can we make the Covid-19 outbreak an opportunity to question our standards and to create a sustainable and inclusive future?
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